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Michigan voters approved Proposal 1 last year, which legalized the sale and adult use of recreational marijuana.  But, actions still need to be taken to protect the public health in the products it consumes and the environment as a new cash crop takes hold in Michigan.  What's being done?  In this week's "Issues of the Environment," WEMU's David Fair gets answers from Andrew Brisbo, executive director of Michigan's Bureau of Marijuana Regulation.


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A state licensing board has given a preliminary go-ahead to nine companies that want to go into the medical marijuana business.  It’s a slow start with hundreds of applications pending.


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The state medical marijuana board has deadlocked on the first two applications for licenses.


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The state has unveiled its interim rules for people who want to apply for a license to grow, transport, and sell medical marijuana.  These rules will launch the first phase of a state-approved marijuana industry.